Matuma Letsoalo is a senior politics reporter at the Mail & Guardian. He joined the newspaper in 2003, focussing on politics and labour, and collaborated with the M&G's centre for investigations, amaBhungane, from time to time. In 2011, Matuma won the South African Journalist of the Year Award and was also the winner in the investigative journalism category in the same year. In 2004, he won the CNN African Journalist of the Year prize – the MKO Abiola Print Journalism Award. Matuma was also a joint category winner of the Mondi Shanduka SA Story of the year Award in 2008. In 2013, he was a finalist for Wits University's Taco Kuiper Award.
Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini says Zwelinzima Vavi breached his suspension conditions when he spoke to striking Numsa workers this week.
Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi has been put on special leave following a central executive committee meeting.
President Jacob Zuma's supporters are conducting a "quiet purge" in the provinces ahead of the 2014 national elections.
ANC supporters of Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe believe Zuma's supporters are planning a purge during the ANC's national conference next week.
President Jacob Zuma has launched a veiled attack on Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe for questioning the second transition.
In a speech defying an ANC resolution forbidding leadership campaigning, ANC chairman Ace Magashule has openly endorsed Zuma for re-election.
President Jacob Zuma has rejected an invitation to address the main national youth day rally in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
When told she'd lost her prestigious defence post, apparently after getting too big for her boots, Lindiwe Sisulu was caught completely off guard.
Ahead of the ANC policy conference, Cosatu's second-largest affiliate is flexing its muscles - calling for nationalisation and radical land reform.
National Union of Mineworkers is investigating the source of leaks to the M&G, which revealed the R1.4-million salary of its general secretary.